Here’s how a BMW M4 dynos against a supercharged E92 M3.
In celebration of the US arrival of the BMW i8, the world’s most innovative sports car, a one-of-a-kind 2014 BMW i8 Concours d’Elegance Edition will be auctioned during the weekend of the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, ahead of the official fall sale date. The i8 Concours d’Elegance Edition will be distinguished by a unique paint scheme and interior treatment as well as other features that will make it unlike any other BMW i8 in the world. The BMW i8 Concours d’Elegance Edition will … CONTINUED
BIMMERPOST member Neil McRae has compiled this helpful list of F82 M4 M Performance Parts part numbers.
splitter apron 51192350711
bottom lip 51192350712
m stripes 51142351090
front grills left 51712352811
front grills right 51712352812
side gills right 51712356982
side grills left 51712356983
mirrors right 51142348098
mirrors left 51142348099
I’ve ordered all bar the stripes and mirrors.
carbon gear selector 61 31 2 343 709
carbon gear trim RHD 51 16 2 358 359
LHD 51 16 2 358 358
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Sales increase by 7.6% to 163,959 vehicles
Year-to-date deliveries rise 7.0% totalling 1,184,170
Over one million BMW brand vehicles sold in first seven months
Munich. Sales of BMW Group vehicles achieved a new high for the month of July with a total of 163,959 vehicles delivered worldwide, an increase of 7.6% over the same month last year (prev. yr. 152,351). Global sales for the year-to-date are also the best ever with 1,184,170 vehicles delivered to customers in the first seven months of the year (prev. yr. 1,106,852 … CONTINUED
The latest photos of the F30 3 Series sedan and F31 3 Series touring LCI facelift prototypes.
Finally, the video review from Chris Harris review of the F80 M3.
Finding rivals to pitch the Nissan GT-R against on circuit is tough – its performance far outstrips traditional foes at its price point. But what about the king of the super saloons, the BMW M5? EVO finds out which is quicker round the challenging turns of the Anglesey Circuit.
The BMW M POWER EXPERIENCE 2014 in Istanbul provided the perfect setting for the first encounter with the new BMW M3 Sedan (F80) and the new BMW M4 Coupe (F82). Check out the official BMW video from the event.
Walk-around video of the M4 with M Performance Parts + M3/M4 in different colors.
First look at the BMW M4 on the all-time favorites BBS LM wheels, in 20 inch configuration.
AutoMotor und Sport is reporting that new next Z4/Toyota project WILL have a turbo six gasoline engine.
BMW spokesman Kai Lichte said:
Whether the hybrid powertrain is also used in the BMW, or whether the Z4 gets four-wheel drive, but it was “too early to talk about it,” as the BMW spokesman told an Australian newspaper says. “First, we will have a six-cylinder, that’s for sure. Everything else comes later maybe.”
The next Z4 will be jointly developed with Toyota and BMW. One possibility is a Toyota … CONTINUED
Interview with M engineer Bernd Jacob.
Mr Jacob, you are responsible for the locking systems employed in M automobiles. We would like to talk to you today about the Active M differential in the BMW M3 and BMW M4. We wish to begin with the following question: why does a car actually need a differential?
Bernd Jacob: A car needs a differential to compensate for rotational speed differences in the wheels, for instance when driving through a bend. Since the vehicle has a certain width, the … CONTINUED